Research Services

If you are in need of empirically based decision making via big data analysis, RIKILLC may be a resource you explore.  RIKILLC can help organizations, agencies, and businesses as they wade through the reams of data swirling in their various data bases.  Based upon practically a half century of experience in exploring research trends in data, put these resources to use in your own establishment.

Sample Reports:

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Or for those interested in the future development and dissemination of  Differential Monitoring, Key Indicator and Risk Assessment methodologies as addressed in the National Association for Regulatory Administration (NARA) website (, please contact for additional details.

Or for those interested in the Regulatory Compliance Monitoring Paradigm research as addressed in the RIKI Blog (, please contact for additional details.


About Dr Fiene

Dr. Rick Fiene has spent his professional career in improving the quality of child care in various states, nationally, and internationally. He has done extensive research and publishing on the key components in improving child care quality through an early childhood program quality indicator model of training, technical assistance, quality rating & improvement systems, professional development, mentoring, licensing, risk assessment, differential program monitoring, and accreditation. Dr. Fiene is a retired professor of human development & psychology (Penn State University) where he was department head and director of the Capital Area Early Childhood Research and Training Institute.
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